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About The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899 | View Entire Issue (June 15, 1892)
THE HESPERI A N.
is always ready Tor fun, thouj-h she never neglects her books.
She will probably continue her study at some other school.
Captain Maghce of company C is the interesting title
of a young gentleman who, because of his connection
with the the meteorological station or weather bureau, has
obtained a wide reputation Tor non-veracity. For tins reason
wc commend him as circulating editor of any newspaper, and
feel confident that he would have scored a success. Morg. is
popular.quict, obliging and has a general ejes straight-to-thc
front air, which marks hhn at once as being a conscientious
and hard-working student.
Lydia Million, another classical girl, is well known in
society circles. She is fond of athletic sports and a most
earnest student. She also possesses considerable musical
talent. I Icr future is unknown but suffice it to say that it
will be -as bright as the brightest.
J. Ttoyd McDonald -continues Jus work as clerk in the
governor's office, but intends to take up the study ol law
ultimately. He is prone, however, to become ananglomaniac;
he estimates values by the pound. We predict for him,
however, a bright future.
II. "E. Nelson is one of the sweetest men in the class.
He lias given his attention particularly to the chemistry of
beet sugar and sugar beets, and expects to identify himself
with fliis growing industry.
Mr. Walter 11. Tillsbury entered the -state university two
years ago. Previous to that lime be attended the university
of Iowa. Whtfe here, lie has Income noted for two things.
His faithfulness as a -student, and his hashftflncss while girls
arc present. To the former his professors pnd class mates
will testify. To the latter a ready second can be obtained
from tiie two girls whom he walked twenty-four miles to sec,
and then was afraid to speak to them. If is understood that
Mr. rilisbury intend to study (or a profession. Whatever
his Intentions may be at present, it is -prophesied he will he
come famous for all time, that our children and our children's
children will call liis name blessed, from the fact of the prom
inent position he took in favor of woman's suffrage after
"AJtytle. insignificant looking lad, fresh from his mother's
apro!)striii, with tlieluiy seed still in "his hair, entered the
university building six years ago. ile passed the examina
tions anllMfecamc i full fledged prep. O, ye (Jod,! What
a mighty oak will devclepe from the. small acorn! The then
little lad win. no other tnnii our. sirnng, manly, brilliant and
ambitious -Chester. . Mr- J'ortei field has grown so large that
the university will no linger contain him. He cxpcl& to
go out on our broad prairies and survey there to his Jieirt'
content. While with us he lias made 'for himself two'names.
He is called one of the "triplets" and the "funny man "of
the university.' We wish Lim .success, uiuj feel that the
world will be better for his luring lived in it.
Miss Louise Pound, n favorite in society and the class
room, is the next to engage our attention.' She "has been
thought by many to be cold-hearted This is due, perhaps,
to the fact that ninny have not become well acquainted with
her. She has many admirable traits of character and will be
successful in anj thing she undertakes. '
George. LawrejjiccSheldoj-. flic all-iound Jipan, is one ofj
the most original and striking figures in the class. He is
popular w.tlnth4 buy, and with die gulef He ride a wheel.
He has been known to tpke a headei. lie has a solid girl,
or will have if i
The Hon. Chas. M. Skilcs, ladies and gentleman A mm
of infinite wit, an orator, athlete and journalist. A man of
strong anti soldier and anti-rum proclivities; all muds,
mind and morals. Shows a strong affinity for feminine
beauty. As to his future he will probably teach a while,
study law, and when hi can't do anything else -g -t mr
ricd. Lura Stockton is one of the fc.v girls who hivj b'iti w lb
the class since prepdom. The fact that she has ovcrco nc
with distinction '.ie obstacles which have appeared in hr
six years' course is sufficient guarantee that she will succeed
in whatever :.hc undertakes. The leaching profesion wel
comes her the coming year. Her friends do not prophecy
that will become an old maid.
W. L. Stockton possesses unusual energy and p?r rv -r-ancc,
as is evidenced by his work in and out of the u.ii -r-sity.
He is at present connected with the Lincoln clctrual
street railway company as clcctiiciau, which positio.i lu w.ll
probally continue to fill for some time. ' Les.cr is noted for
his bashfulncss, timidity and chronic fear of femininity.
Miss Josephine Trceman, the last girl on the list, deserves
the highest compliment for her work and Hie. To see hei
is to like her, to become aqnainfd with her is to love her.
It is not to-j much to say that she is a universal favoiite A
musician, a scholar, she has few equals in society 01 the class
room. She is fitting herself for a teachet and we pred-.ct foi
her unbounded success.
1 E. Troycr is noted particularly lor his punctuality in
attendance at Chappell exercises, lie will travel th:s sum
mer in the interests of the Y. M. C. A. and will ulti...ateU
become a lorcign missionary. People also think that he wd
J. H. White has made. a record as a sliulent an 1 athlete
that the first preps may well envy. His athletic training
j especially fits him to pursue hs chosen profession the la.
Jake docs not expect to get married.
ile jn Omaha he re
Thomas Frederick Arthur Williams, is noted for hi
beauty, intelligence, oratory, and proneness to perpetrat
puns. Recognizing his peculiar political qualifications, he ha
decided to enter the petty-fogging profession, and will piob
ably study law in Omaha next year. Wc predict for hid
fame, fortune, and the presidency of the United States, whei
the prohibitionists get strong enough to rule the roost. Th
worst that can be saidof him is that he 1uut, a slio.., u..
dency to return to heathen i religion : he worships at th
shrine of Minerva. ,
Daniel Worth, gentlemen, is renlv the only man of won
in the dass. that is, judged from the standpoint of Would
JJaniel never allowed his college spirit to interfere wit
his study of the law while in school, lie is even no. a r s,n
jurist and will make his mark as a lawyer.
'atCS Will SUIVJV ill tilt Uofci- mniiiil.n.iv .!...,
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the coming-year. -'Hifc-lhorough training and practical expo
icnce commends linn Jo those who arc seeking co.npjten
engineers. As soon as he surveys a new lailroad ftuin L n
coin to Alaska he will get married and settle in Lincoln.
''Students can Jeain how to make the entire, year's collcgJ
expense during vacation, by addressing Undkru.juIi
Underwood, Ottawa, Kas.
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most complpte line of silks, wool goods and triininincs al
even- pric . " 1
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